Showing posts from January 16, 2016

EU ENERGY Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# ENERGY UNION@StollmeyerEU: draft EU #EnergyUnion EU Commission Communication on Heating & CoolingDG Energy: Study on energy efficiency and energy saving potential in industry and on possible policy mechanismsDG Energy: Options for future European Electricity System OperationMake consumers active participants in the energy market and ensure transparent energy pricing, urges the EESC# ENERGY INFRASTRUCTUREStudy - Adriatic and Ionian Region: Socio-Economic Analysis and Assessment of Transport and Energy Links - EP THINKTANKEnergy Community Secretariat announces first call for selection of priority projects in line with trans-European energy infrastructure Regulation# ENERGY REGULATIONUpdated: ACER call for Board of Appeal membersA busy year ahead – CEER’s 2016 Work ProgrammeENTSOG: Capacity Allocation (CAM) - Auction Calendar 2016/2017 for Capacity Allocation Mechanism Network CodeUK Policy paper: Draft Legislation on Energy# RENEWABLESDG Energy: Heating cities with waste heat cuts…

EURO & EMU Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# COMPANY REPORTINGDG Fisma publishes the summary of responses to the Public consultation on further corporate tax transparency and company reporting# ECBMario Draghi: Introductory statement to the ECB press conferenceECB Press Conference - Q&AECB press release Monetary policy decisionsVideo: Press conference following the Governing Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt# EMUALDE on Greece: European Parliament puts Greek government and the Troika under democratic scrutinyEU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): Demokratische Kontrolle bei Umsetzung von Hilfsprogramm für Griechenland# BISLatest publications by the Bank for International SettlementsBIS: 21Jan/International central bank committees release reports on fixed income marketsBIS: 21Jan/Fixed income market liquidityBIS: 21Jan/Electronic trading in fixed income marketsBIS: 21Jan/International banking statistics at end-September 2015# IOSCOEmerging market regulators reinforce commitment to strengthen resilience while ensuring fai…

EU GROWTH & INNOVATION Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# THE JUNCKER PLANEU Commission 2015 Employment and Social Developments review (ESDE): Investing in people is key to economic growthEC press conference Employment and Social Developments in Europe' (ESDE) 2015 review - Introduction and press conference opening remarks by Marianne THYSSEN, Member of the EC in charge of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour MobilityEU Commission FAQ on 2015 Employment and Social Developments in Europe Review# SINGLE MARKETHighlights - Single Market Governance within the European Semester: vote - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionSpeech by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc at the Aviation Summit: "Time for delivery"# INNOVATIONDutch EU Presidency: Informal Competitiveness Council Meeting of Research MinistersEU Commission – DG Research: Nine cities compete to become the European Capital of Innovation 2016Draft report - Cohesion Policy and Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) - PE…

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# DCFTA      MEPs urge Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine to pursue reform and Russia to leaveEU Parliament: Text adopted - Association Agreements / Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0018 - Thursday, 21 January 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionEPP on Association Agreements: Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine should continue with reformsS&D: Benefits of EU association and trade agreements come through reformsAssoziierung mit der EU heißt Modernisierung - Knut FLECKENSTEIN (S&D/SPD)ALDE: Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: The Association Agreements with the EU will provide growth and stabilityAt a Glance - EU-Russia trade - EP THINKTANKSWP: Russland, Ukraine und Türkei im Geflecht der Sanktionen - Warum Moskaus und Kiews neue Strafmaßnahmen auch für die EU ein Problem sindBertelsmann Stiftung: Fakten zur Europäischen Dimension von Flucht und Asyl: UkraineArseniy Yatseniuk: Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Representative of Uk…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# INTERNET GOVERNANCEDigital Agenda for Europe Blog: Internet Governance Week in Brussels – 25-29 January 2016# DSMEUROSTAT: Almost 8 million ICT specialists employed in the EU in 2014UK Corporate report: Making life better by supporting UK creativity and innovationBundesregierung: Ausschreibung zum Forschungsvorhaben fe 18/15 Titel: "Struktur und Volumen des Marktes von Internetdienstleistungen mit Fokus auf Drittlandsunternehmen"# DATA PROTECTIONConsequences of the Court of Justice's ruling that the Safe Harbour agreement is invalid - Answer given by Ms Jourová on behalf of the EU CommissionEPP on Safe Harbour II: deadline must not be missedCPDP 2016: 9th International Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data ProtectionPrivacy Camp 2016 - The multiple ways of (de/self-) regulation: What is at stake for human rights?Wearables und Gesundheits-Apps: Gesünder ohne Datenschutz? - EAID# TSMNet neutrality and impact on national legislation of the regulation laying down measu…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# CARBON ASSETS REPORTINGFSB announces membership of Task Force on Climate-related Financial DisclosuresThe Elephant in the 10-K: Carbon Asset Risk – CERES# CAR EMISSIONSEU Parliament: Car emissions inquiry committee members and remit approvedEC Midday press briefing of 21/01/2016 ENERGY - Car and Trucks manufacturers meeting with the EC: Q&AEC Midday press briefing of 21/01/2016 INDUSTRY - VW: Q&AEPP: Inquiry Committee on car emissions will provide solutionsThe inquiry committee on the automotive sector should be able to work independently, say S&DsS&D/PS : Emissions polluantes : l’Europe a besoin d’air pur !Dieselgate rigoros aufklären! - Ismail ERTUG  (S&D/SPD)SPÖ-Europaabgeordnete Karin Kadenbach ist Vollmitglied im Volkswagen-UntersuchungsausschussALDE on VW scandal: European Parliament agrees Committee of InquiryEU-Abgeordnete Meißner (ALDE/FDP) zum Abgas-Untersuchungsausschuss: Fehlverhalten aufklären, aber keine Pauschalurteile über den DieselmotorHans-Olaf…

EU FUNDING TRENDS Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# ESIFThree-quarters of non-productive investments in farming “too costly”, say EU auditorsEP Draft report - Cohesion Policy and Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) - PE 575.283v01-00 - Committee on Regional DevelopmentStudy - Adriatic and Ionian Region: Socio-Economic Analysis and Assessment of Transport and Energy Links - EP THINKTANK# ENERGYOverview of EU Energy Funding Programmes# RTDSafety through sensors: reducing pedestrian-car collisionsInnovation Union - Nine cities compete to become the European Capital of Innovation 2016 (via Research & Innovation)EU Science: Salmon aquaculture could incorporate seaweed and sea urchins to reduce nitrogen enrichment# EUREKAEUREKA Impact Assessment Call for Tender - further information available# DIGITAL AGENDAMedical apps: Mainstreaming innovationRASimAs demo at Anesthesia Winter SymposiumREADi for Health project: EU regions paving the way for better eHealth deployment# EUROMEDEU: “Support of Quality in the…

EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 21 January 2016

# COMPETITION INVESTIGATIONEU Investigation into mobile phone batteries - Answer given by Ms Vestager on behalf of the Commission# NEW SECURITY AGENDAEP Terrorism debate: “The threat seems to be increasing in the EU and further afield”EU Parliament:  Text adopted - Mutual defence clause (Article 42(7) TEU) - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0019 - Thursday, 21 January 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional editionNext step in mutual defence – European Defence Union, say MEPsEU Security: permanent structural cooperation instead of ad-hoc-measuresStatement des EU-Abgeordneten Gahler (EVP/CDU) zur EU-Beistandsklausel (Art. 42 (7))PS France: Indispensable solidarité européenneWir brauchen keine zweite NATO - Knut FLECKENSTEIN (S&D/SPD)ALDE on France: the state of emergency cannot replace the rule of lawALDE: Fight against terrorism: An European Defence Union could do the jobECR: EU Army rears its head again – ECR opposes proposal for a European Defence UnionBernd Kölmel, stellvertretender Vorsitzender ALFA u…

EU TRADE & TTIP Telegram - published 20 January 2016

# JORDANUK: PM urges European leaders to relax trade rules with Jordan# CETABriefing - EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - EP THINKTANK# DCFTA        Association Agreements/DCFTAs Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine - Remarks by EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn on behalf of the HR/VP at the EP PlenaryAmendments and Joint motion for a resolution on Association Agreements / Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - RC-B8-0068/2016Georgia, UN Human Rights Council, children and armed conflicts: committee debates# UKRAINEUkraine general security situation: EP committee debateGeneral documents - PCC Recommendations - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association CommitteeArseniy Yatsenyuk: Government enlarges the list of banned Russian commodities to be imported to Ukraine# MOLDOVAStatement by the EEAS Spokesperson on the developments in the Republic of MoldovaIMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation and T…

EU DIGITAL AGENDA Telegram - published 20 January 2016

# DSMS&Ds on Digital Union: We must ensure no one is left behindECR: Digital Single Market plans clear an important hurdleHans-Olaf Henkel (EKR/ALFA): Keine neue europäische Regulierungsbehörde - Digitaler Binnenmarkt: marktwirtschaftliche Maßnahmen einleiten und unterstützenETNO: Digital Single Market: investment and innovation in telecoms are crucial for Europe’s growthEuroISPA: MEPs make crucial call to protect Digital Single Market’s key legislative infrastructure# EIDASe-Signatures & e-Seals – Opportunities and Challenges# E-COMMERCEIn-Depth Analysis - The Digitisation of Tourism Enterprises - EP THINKTANKPostal services in the digital age - European Parliamentary Research Service# CYBER SECURITYENISA at OMNISECURE event in BerlinENISA trains Incident Handlers in BrusselsU.S. National Science Foundation: Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)# VIRTUAL CURRENCIESNew IMF Staff Paper Looks at How to Reap the Benefits and Curtail the Risks of Virtual Currenci…


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